Blue Startups Announces Seventh Cohort
"Hawaii’s Blue Startups, named a Top 20 Accelerator in the U.S. by TechCrunch, announces its seventh cohort participants. The Hawai‘i-based accelerator was founded by Henk Rogers of Blue Planet Software (sole agent of Tetris®).
Blue Startups targets capital-efficient and scalable-technology companies with global ambition to participate in its 14-week intensive mentorship and investment program. The program is highly competitive and accepted only nine of more than 300 applicants for the Spring 2016 class. The seventh cohort began in Honolulu on April 18. Cohort participants come from Hawaii, California, Michigan and Singapore.
“We continue to hone our program to be more effective for the entrepreneurs and more impactful to our local startup ecosystem,” says Chenoa Farnsworth managing director of Blue Startups."
*Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (Techcrunch) focused on helping scalable-technology companies compete on a global scale. With an extensive network in Asia, Blue Startups is fast becoming a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in Hawai‘i, and between Asia and Continental U.S. Blue Startups was founded by Henk Rogers, founder of the Tetris Company and Chenoa Farnsworth of Hawaii Angels in 2012 and has been a member of the Global Accelerator Network since 2013. Blue Startups is funded by the State of Hawaii, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, and private investors. www.bluestartups.com